Extension News

Iowa Community Tree Steward Program Offered in South Central Iowa

4/14/2005

AMES, Iowa -- This spring, Iowa State University Extension Forestry and Horticulture is offering the Iowa Community Tree Steward Program to the residents of Jasper, Marion, Mahaska and Poweshiek counties.

The Iowa Community Tree Steward Program is intended for citizens and professionals who wish to learn more about trees and tree care. The course consists of six hands-on classes that cover tree identification, tree selection, landscape planning, pruning, planting, disease and insect management and hazard tree assessment.

The classes will take place from 6 to 10 p.m. on Tuesday evenings starting May 17. The cost is $30 per person and the registration deadline is April 30. Enrollment is limited to 35 participants.

Information and applications can be downloaded at http://www.forestry.iastate.edu/ext/icts.html. Or you can contact your ISU Extension county office or Chris Feeley at (515) 294-6739 or cfeeley@iastate.edu.

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Contacts :

Chris Feeley, Forestry Extension, (515) 294-6739, cfeeley@iastate.edu

 

Jean McGuire, Continuing Education and Communication Services, (515) 294-7033, jmcguire@iastate.edu